Lot of 2 hand coloured copper engravings by Jacob Van der Schley (Amsterdam, 1715 – 1779) - “Poissons; extraordinaires d’Amboine” Exotic Fish: Reef Fish, Seahorse, Wrasse, Goatfish, Flyingfish

Description
Lot of 2 hand coloured copper engravings by Jacob Van der Schley (Amsterdam, 1715 – 1779) - “Poissons; extraordinaires d’Amboine” Exotic Fish: Reef Fish, Seahorse, Wrasse, Goatfish, Flyingfish
Engraving, Watercolour - Plate signed - 1763

Lot of 2 fine hand coloured tropical saltwater fish by Jacob Van der Schley (Amsterdam, 1715 – 1779)

Published in the rare volume of Abbé Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles “Histoire Générale Des Voyages," which includes the exquisite section on “Poissons; extraordinaires d’Amboine” - “The Extraordinary Fishes of Ambon.”

Published in 1763.

Excellent condition. Recent hand colour.

Lot details
Object
Print
Artist
Lot of 2 hand coloured copper engravings by Jacob Van der Schley (Amsterdam, 1715 – 1779)
Title of artwork
“Poissons; extraordinaires d’Amboine” Exotic Fish: Reef Fish, Seahorse, Wrasse, Goatfish, Flyingfish
Period
1700-1799
Year
1763
Technique
Engraving, Watercolour
Signature
Plate signed
Edition
First State
Condition
Excellent condition
Total dimensions
25×20×0 cm
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